Let us be a catalyst for your INclusion journey through dynamic and thought provoking deliveries. Our international experience in delivering KeyNotes and Speaking Engagements will create energy and momentum along your INclusion journey.
Our workshops and training delivery is fun, engaging and supportive of moving your work forward.
We will work with your team to facilitate the buy-in, approaches, and knowledge to make INclusion digestible, meaningful and engaging for your organization.
This presentation will introduce your team to diversity and inclusion. It is a starting point to the diversity and inclusion journey. We begin by exploring why this work needs to be undertaken, explore definitions for key terms, frame the idea of the diversity and inclusion journey and provide context about what leaders need to be thinking about and planning for.
As leaders in organizations, you influence 45% of the employee’s experience with feeling included. We are in rapidly changing times, and the opportunity to lead differently and inclusively is critical to the success of organizations as they plan forward. This workshop will explore the traits of Inclusive Leadership, talk about what that means and develop approaches to practicing those traits. This session will also explore how Inclusive Leadership fits into the overall Inclusion Action Plan for your organization, as well as some Systems and Mechanisms to support leading inclusively.
This session will begin by exploring some of the key stats and data around diversity and intersectionality – the framing for the business case of inclusion work. We will also touch on some of the systemic challenges that diverse populations face in being included. We will then talk about why it is important to understand these concepts and how we move from understanding diversity to planning for INclusion.
INclusion only happens if you are intentional about it. If you are intentional about inclusion, then diversity will become a reality. This workshop will explore the steps in creating an Inclusion Action Plan and dive into some of the mechanisms to move inclusion forward such as: Employee Resource Groups; diversity audits; nudges; organizational commitments. It will also look at what considerations organizations need to plan for when undertaking this work, including how this links to their strategy and culture, some of the ideal action plan steps and implementation strategies.
Creating the spaces for conversations within your teams to get to know each other. We often co-exist in our organizations without really knowing or appreciating those around us. This session is a vulnerable conversation where we explore who we are, who each is, and what we need to be successful in our spaces and places.
This session is an introduction to disability inclusion. Through an interactive exploration of what disability is, how it may show up, what you need to plan for in the workplace, planning for accessibility, and consideration of language – this workshop will provide background and understanding about disability, as well as provide practical tools to implement in your organization.
Anti-Racism is the process of unlearning racial intolerance. Through this workshop we will explore the foundations of racism, the context of systemic discrimination, the meaning and impacts of white supremacy and ways to begin to unlearn beyond colonialism. Workshop attendees will gain a deeper understanding of tools and approaches to anti-racism, its connection to equity and greater sensitivity to the experiences of racialized individuals and groups. Anti-Racism is the process of unlearning racial intolerance. Through this workshop we will explore the foundations of racism, the context of systemic discrimination, the meaning and impacts of white supremacy and ways to begin to unlearn beyond colonialism. Workshop attendees will gain a deeper understanding of tools and approaches to anti-racism, its connection to equity and greater sensitivity to the experiences of racialized individuals and groups.
This session is an introduction to Indigenous history in Canada and explores cultural awareness. It builds on these important truths to talk about the intergenerational impacts and current context and how that shows up in racism and system injustices. It also explores the importance of traditional teachings, and the importance of sport and physical activity to Indigenous cultures and ways of life. When possible the Karios ™ Blanket Exercise will be embedded.
Bias is a challenging topic to understand and appreciate. This workshop will explain common types of bias, journey through how those show up, and how to challenge yourself to work through them. This interactive session will disrupt your thinking and offer some tangible approaches to mitigating bias as you move forward.
This session will explore the Human Rights Act and provide context about what it means in the workplace, in different jurisdictions and explore the protected grounds and how does it affects different situations and scenarios.
This session will look at the topics of gender equity and sexism, exploring some the ways this shows up and creates systemic barriers to gender equity, and some steps to dismantle and challenge those situations. We will also discuss how does sexism works and how it effects performance.
Inclusion is on the radar and priority list of most organizations. Organizations and their leaders want to do something but they often struggle with where to start. Inclusion is a choice, it is an outcome of intentional work to create environments that support diversity and provide leadership for people to bring their whole selves to their work and play. This session will be your call to action, your opportunity to think about next steps.
We will explore the acronym of LGBTQI2S and provide definitions and explanations of the various components. This session will also explore practicing pronouns, and their impacts on inclusion, gender identity, and the history of LGBTQ2IS discrimination in Canada with 2Spirit Content specifically included. We will also look at ways organizations can build LGBTQ2IS inclusion into day-to-day programming.
This session will look at how you can plan for and engage Newcomers in a meaningful way. It will explore some of the barriers that Newcomers face, and discuss some of the opportunities to navigate those barriers in your organization. It will also talk about some of the steps that newcomers are trying to navigate as they get settled that are helpful in appreciating and navigating how to best support them.
Hosted and led by INclusion INcorporated Collaborator Ness Murby, this 2-part workshop will support participants in better understanding of the mental health mechanics behind healthy organizational frameworks. Using structured materials, interactive exercises, group discussion and introspective exploration, these sessions provide participants with the opportunity to unpack mental health in the context of their workplace.
Microaggressions is a misnomer that refers to frequent harms that are often dismissed as ‘small’. These are actions, words, systems, structures, and ways of relating that drastically impact how people experience their life and work. This session builds empathy and understanding around what ‘micro’aggressions are, how they impact a persons life and the environments you are in, and how to interrupt and make change in structures and in acute moments.
Advancing Equity Diversity Inclusion and Belonging means understanding the impacts of racism, sexism, homophobia, ablism, etc. AND how to create environments that create belonging and if possible, healing. Trauma is an invisible presence in all rooms that is constantly effecting how people cope, regulate, and relate. Trauma-informed practices (TIP) is a framework created for the medical world and adapted as a tool for creating safer anti-oppressive environments. This workshop explores how people regulate their emotions, creates a common language around stress, and adapts trauma informed practices to create practical changes to how you work.